POISINDEX


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AcronymDefinition
POISINDEXPoison Index (Thompson/Micromedex poison/toxicology resource)
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The POISINDEX System builds on Thomson Reuters' database of more than 350,000 consumer, industrial, and pharmaceutical products, ensuring ready access to current, accurate, and comprehensive information needed to address poisoning or toxicity issues.
The POISINDEX System helps clinicians and poison center personnel identify these names and links them to appropriate clinical management documents.
MICROMEDEX has recently improved POISINDEX, its toxicity database, so a quick check of a hand-held device reveals that "Georgia Home Boy" is a slang term for Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid, or GHB, an illegal drug that induces a sense of euphoria and intoxication.